Tracey Armstrong

4 October 1891–16 February 1909 (Age 17)
Ransom, Ransom Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Tracey

When Tracey Armstrong was born on 4 October 1891, in Ransom, Ransom Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Armstrong, was 39 and his mother, Mary Williams, was 17. He died on 16 February 1909, in Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Armstrong
1852–1918
Mary Williams
1874–1917
Tracey Armstrong
1891–1909
Diane Armstrong
1893–1894
Benjamin Franklin Armstrong
1894–1929
Albert Armstrong
1895–1961
Lawrence Alexander Gladstone Armstrong
1897–1982
Helen Armstrong
1898–1977
Elmer A. Armstrong
1901–1905

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 9

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Tracy Armstrong in household of Ben Armstrong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tracey Armstrong, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964 for Grasey Armstrong

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